inspiration, travel

Visit With Passionate People

I was visiting this jewelry store in Rome by a very famous jewelry maker Diego Percossi Papi (exibition). The shop is tiny and I was a bit intimidated since the jewelry were all well over $1,000. I looked into the shop for a good 5 minutes until the owner/designer buzzed me in and told me […]

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parenting

Paris 2011, 10th Trip For C.

C. is truly a blessed child. I have been taking C. to Paris once a year in order for both of us to spend some quality time together during her vacation. Also I want her to have a special place that I consistently bring her to so that when she grows up, it will be a special […]

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badminton, inspiration, travel

Not Being Fair Is OK

I’m in Malaysia watching the 2008 Badminton Super Series (I’m an addict) I noticed that older women in Malaysia and Bangalore often would cut in front of lines to the bathroom. It almost seems like they think it’s their right. At first I was going to ask them to get in line, but then I […]

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travel

Steady Biking From Nice To Monaco

Slow and steady, just concentrate, I’m sweating like a dog, have not needed to pee in 8 hours, all my liquids are sweated out. There is 10 more miles to go before I hit Monaco.  I cursed every downhill because I have to bike up the same hill again in reverse.  I reveled in the […]

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travel

True Freedom Of Travel

Having a bike always with me in Europe has totally changed the way I travel.  I used to think I can just run anywhere since I like slow jogging, but can’t really do that when I’ve got a 20 lbs bag with me. This is my current thoughts on travel by bike I don’t take […]

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travel

Travel By Train Or Plane

After reading http://seat61.com/ and watching the movie  Before Sunrise, I had a very romantic notion of traveling by train.  My first trip on the Eurorail from Paris to Copenhagen took me 15 hours and  tor·tur·ous moments where I’m telling myself to get some sleep or I’ll be hallucinating in the bike train. Hmm, I still […]

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